Three Poems

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Test Results

You’re negative.
Are you sure?
I’m positive.

normalcy in chaos

hearing her harping 
on all that’s changed
since this virus struck
makes me appreciate
that she has not

shopping list

parked, got out, shut the door, forgot my mask
opened the door, grabbed my mask, put it on
shut the door, glasses fog up, drop my keys

take off my mask, glasses clear, find my keys
put on my mask, go in store, overflow my cart
get in line, six feet apart, forgot my billfold

left empty handed—without toilet paper.

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